Microfinance Facilitator cum Accountant at CODERT March, 2020

Job Description

A Micro-finance Facilitator reporting to senior micro-finance officer


  • Facilitate the creation of new and strengthening of existing horticulture producer groups, incl. facilitation of leadership of women & youth.
  • To facilitate community sensitization, group identification, formation and verification in project
  • In collaboration with local government, district council officials together with HELVETAS and ADP Mbozi conduct sensitization meetings to farmers as well as profile/Identify farmers existing groups and their farms
  • To facilitate the training of Community Resource Person (CRPs) and Local Service Provider (LSP) to promote the formation of Self- sustaining savings and credit groups.Conduct regular internal audits and review and consolidate microfinance (VSLA/IMA ) data
  • Manage all accounting transactions and Prepare budget forecasts
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Ensure timely bank payments
  • Review financial transactions and documents
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
  • Comply with CODERT’s financial, procurement, policies, and regulations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics, Accounts, and other social sciences relevant discipline.
  • Knowledge of VSLA/IMA methodologies added advantage


  • Experience with financing package
  • Experience with digitized VLSA product
  • Experience of using Data collection tools i.e. KOBO tool and MIS
  • Minimum 3 years’ of experience from a senior level project implementation position in donor-funded project preferably European Union
  • Experience with creating financial statements.


Interested candidates should submit an application letter indicating the position applied for, a detailed copy of their CV including names and contact information and Academic Certificates with email addresses and telephone numbers of three work-related referees. Note: application lattes and CV should not exceed five pages.

Applications should be submitted to the CODERT Chief Program Coordinator, through email: [email protected] 

The closing date for the submission of applications is 17th March 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for Interview

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